What is Commercial Kitchen?

Commercial Kitchen is the UK’s only dedicated event for catering equipment buyers. Whether you’re a decision maker from a chain or independent pub or restaurant, a food-to-go multiple or a hotel, to a school, hospital or care home – you can see and compare the latest equipment at the UK’s only show dedicated to the running of effective, profitable kitchens.

When is the show?

Tuesday 5th June 2018 – 10am – 5.00pm
Wednesday 6th June 2018 – 10am – 4.30pm

Last entry is 1 hour before show closes.

Where is Commercial Kitchen?

Commercial Kitchen will be returning to the NEC, Birmingham. For more information on travel please click here.

Who can attend?

Commercial Kitchen is a trade only event and is not open to the general public. Admission is restricted to professional persons working in the foodservice industry. Proof of trade status may be requested.

Can students attend?

No, students are not permitted to attend.

Can I bring my children?

No. This is a business event and entry is restricted to those people working in the industry.

How much does it cost to attend?

Admission to Commercial Kitchen is free to visitors who register in advance. For those that haven’t pre-registered, an entry charge of £20 will apply on the door.

When will I receive my visitor badge?

Once registered you will receive an email confirmation with a link to your e-badge. Simply click on the link to download your ticket, print it out and bring it with you to the show. Your badge will allow you entry to the event on both days.

What if I lose my e-badge / badge confirmation email?

As long as you have registered you will be able to collect your badge onsite. Just ask one of the staff in the registration area and they will assist you. We will also send a badge reminder email a week before the show to all those registered to ensure they have their badge handy.

Does my badge enable me to return to the show on another day or would I need to register again?

Your badge will be valid on both days of the show.

Where can I find more information about travel and accommodation near the NEC?

Click here to find hotels in close proximity to the NEC.

Can I approach exhibitors/visitors to sell my products?

No, the only people permitted to sell at Commercial Kitchen are the exhibitors.